The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 207 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £46,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2008 2285 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.27% 41.10% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1837 1435
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 5 £28,000 -
Birmingham +6 3 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Warwickshire +6 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry 0 1 £37,000 -24.10%
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 40 (70.18%) SQL
2 28 (49.12%) Oracle
3 24 (42.11%) .NET
3 24 (42.11%) Oracle Database
4 17 (29.82%) Windows
4 17 (29.82%) WinForms
4 17 (29.82%) Information Management
4 17 (29.82%) Degree
5 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
6 14 (24.56%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
6 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.56%) WCF
6 14 (24.56%) WF
7 13 (22.81%) SOA
8 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
8 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
10 8 (14.04%) Automotive
11 7 (12.28%) Web Development
11 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.28%) HTML
11 7 (12.28%) C#
11 7 (12.28%) CSS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) IBM Notes
1 7 (12.28%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) CATIA
3 1 (1.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
1 8 (14.04%) Automotive
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Software Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Senior Software Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Senior Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (19.30%) DBA
5 8 (14.04%) Systems Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) .NET
2 17 (29.82%) WinForms
3 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
3 14 (24.56%) WCF
3 14 (24.56%) WF
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) Struts
5 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) VHDL
3 3 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Information Management
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) SOA
4 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) Web Development
5 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) CAD
7 3 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Test Management
8 2 (3.51%) System Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Content Management
9 1 (1.75%) Logistics
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
9 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
3 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) C#
5 6 (10.53%) C
6 5 (8.77%) COBOL
7 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) Java
8 2 (3.51%) ABAP
9 1 (1.75%) VB6
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Lotus
3 3 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: Circa £27,000.00 + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: £20 - £25ph
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Medilink Consulting
Salary: ££ NEG depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 8 days ago
Tipton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £52000 - £54000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Uncapped OTE
Posted: 23 days ago
Shropshire
Med Team Primary Care Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 25 days ago